Board of Director
Subbarao is an entrepreneur, management professional, and a hands-on business leader with +20 years experience in consumer goods, telecommunications, wireless applications/ solutions, and retail sectors, where he has handled large teams and multi-unit businesses. Earlier, he held VP- Sales & Marketing, COO/ CEO/ Apex positions at TATA Docomo, Bharti Airtel, Tanla Solutions, and Conagra Foods (India). Having started at P&G as a management trainee, he has worked and led over 25 brands. Over the years, he has lived and worked in different geographies including the US, Japan, and Vietnam while holding p&l and growth responsibilities for market & value share leadership. In 2012 Co-founded Reboot Systems (India), a refurbished computer business – set up the brand, business, and retail/ franchisee store model. After successfully exiting the same (03/2015), is working to launch and establish his next startup – a platform based integrated ‘jobs-skills one-stop portal – presently in the development stage –that works to find a way out of skill-gap issues and address the problems of skill-divide. Subbarao is also a member of Hyderabad Angels and a charter member of TIE and in his spare time runs a blog called best matters.